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GSK hands rare disease assets over to Orchard

GSK hands rare disease assets over to Orchard

Along with Strimvelis, GSK is passing over two therapies in late-stage clinical development for metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD) and Wiskott Aldrich syndrome (WAS), and one clinical programme for beta thalassaemia.

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  • Novo Nordisk pays $400m for EpiDestiny’s sickle cell drug Novo Nordisk pays $400m for EpiDestiny’s sickle cell drug

    Novo Nordisk has bolstered its biopharma unit with a global licensing deal for a small-molecule drug for genetic blood disorders sickle cell disease and beta thalassaemia. ... And as an oral, once-daily drug EpiDestiny’s candidate could be easier to

  • Third time lucky? Sanofi cuts an $11.6bn deal to buy Bioverativ Third time lucky? Sanofi cuts an $11.6bn deal to buy Bioverativ

    Buying Bioverativ does give it a stake in advanced approaches for haematological diseases however, as the biotech has an established collaboration with Sangamo Therapeutics looking at genome-editing approaches to beta ... thalassaemia and sickle cell

  • Mixed news for gene therapies at ASH conference Mixed news for gene therapies at ASH conference

    severe beta-thalassaemia (BT), a genetic disorder that causes severe anaemia and organ damage.

  • Biogen Idec taps Sangamo for blood disorder drugs Biogen Idec taps Sangamo for blood disorder drugs

    cell disease (SCD) and beta thalassaemia, and up to $300m in development and commercialisation milestones. ... blood. There are estimated to be around 90, 000 people with SCD in the US and another 2, 000 with beta thalassaemia.

  • Bursting the banks

    To determine whether deferiprone and deferoxamine could be used successfully as a combination therapy, a study was carried out in Greece in 36 patients with beta-thalassaemia. ... III trial in 586 patients with beta-thalassaemia and transfusion-related

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